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“Our favorite mexican restaurant definitely worth a visit”
Review of Desperado's

Desperado's
Ranked #7 of 78 Restaurants in Ketchum
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mexican
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Dining options: Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Voted "Valleys Best Mexican" again in 2013! "We create authentic, delicious Mexican dishes that respect your desires for a healthy meal without compromising flavor. Offering fresh ingredients (locally sourced when available), high quality, regionally sourced meats, daily specials, vegetarian selections, and 3 kinds of salsa made daily. We use non-hydrogenated oil with a dedicated chip fryer. Owner/Manager Jim Funk started Despo's in 1983. Specials every day, Wednesdays you can count on Texas Tacos. Celebrate Meatless Margarita Monday every week with 20% off all Veggie menu items and 20% off Margaritas!
Hailey, Idaho
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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“Our favorite mexican restaurant definitely worth a visit”
Reviewed 15 April 2014

One of our go to restaurants. Always fresh and not heavy. Lots to choose from- fish tacos and tortilla soup are fantastic. Solid dining experience for the whole family.

  • Visited April 2014
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James F, Owner at Desperado's, responded to this review, 17 April 2014
Wow - "go to restaurant" and "solid" - doesn't get any better than that. We look forward to serving you always. Thank you for taking time to post this review and for your support!!
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“Excellent Fresh Mexican Food”
Reviewed 15 April 2014 via mobile

If you like Mexican food you will love eating here. All of the dishes are fresh and taste great. The homemade salsa is very good as well. One of the best parts of eating here is the owner who personally makes sure that everyone has a great experience.

Visited April 2014
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James F, Owner at Desperado's, responded to this review, 17 April 2014
Can't thank you enough for taking time to post such nice stuff! Your satisfaction is important to us, so muchas gracias. We look forward to serving you again and again.
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Orlando, Florida
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“Never mind”
Reviewed 3 March 2014 via mobile

We are from New Mexico and were told this was where the locals eat for good Mexican fare. Not do much. Service was great and staff very friendly, say food not fabulous and we tried many menu items. Skip this one.

  • Visited March 2014
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James F, Owner at Desperado's, responded to this review, 12 March 2014
I am happy your service was good, but very concerned with your issues regarding our food. We work very hard to assure quality meals, working with natural and only the freshest ingredients. We are constantly tasting and asking for customer feedback in order to assure a good customer experience. I would love to talk with you in person - if I don't know what was wrong, I can't fix it and I certainly would like to!! Please give me a call at Despo's - 208 726-3068. I am there every day from about 6am until around 3pm. I look forward to making this right. Jim Funk - Owner/Manager
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“Deliciously fresh burritos!!”
Reviewed 9 January 2014 via mobile

We stopped in for lunch with a craving for Mexican food and were so thrilled! The burritos were delicious with so many choices. They also have delicous salsa!! We were very pleased.

  • Visited January 2014
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James F, Owner at Desperado's, responded to this review, 27 January 2014
We are thrilled you came to Despo's! Thanks so much for taking time to post your great review. We can't wait to serve you again (and again, and again!!).
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“Great Fresh Mexican Food”
Reviewed 8 January 2014

I went here for the first time a few weeks ago and I'm going back soon just because it's one of the very best and freshest Mexican food joints I've ever been to. Wow!!

  • Visited December 2013
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James F, Owner at Desperado's, responded to this review, 27 January 2014
Wow back!! Thanks so much for taking time to post such an awesome review and we can't wait for the opportunity to serve you again. Thank you!
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